Wanted man arrested in San Luis

Wanted man arrested in San Luis

SAN LUIS, Ariz. – A man suspected of being connected to the assault of a peace officer about a month ago was arrested during early hours Monday.

San Luis Police Department (SLPD) officials say they saw Marco Castro at a home he is known to live at near Santa Fe Avenue and Lakin Drive. Moments later officers say they saw a suspicious car leave the home and they pulled the driver over on 4th Avenue.

Police say the took Castro, a passenger in the car, into custody without incident.

Castro had several warrants for his arrest, including a felony warrant issued by the Arizona Department of Corrections for absconding.

He was booked into the Yuma County Detention Center on several felony charges and warrants.

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Eduardo Santiago joined the FOX 9 and ABC 5 news team in February, 2012. That’s the same year KECY launched its very first local newscast. He has been covering local news in Yuma and the Imperial Valley since his start as a KYMA photojournalist in 2006. During his decade in broadcasting, Eduardo has covered some of the biggest stories in the Desert Southwest – from President Bush’s visit to Yuma, Ariz. to the uncovering of drug tunnels that span the US-Mexico border. One of the most memorable stories Eduardo covered was the 2010 Easter Earthquake that rocked the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and Yuma. Eduardo, along with his news team, won an award from the Associated Press for best coverage of an ongoing story following the quake. Before he made his move to TV, Eduardo was just a kid born in East Los Angeles, where he spent his early childhood. His parents moved him to Mexicali, B.C. Mexico, where he did most of his elementary school education. He finally landed in El Centro, where he graduated from Central Union High School in 2005. Eduardo is currently a student at Imperial Valley College. You can find Eduardo hanging out in the Imperial Valley and Yuma with his family on any given weekend. His off-screen passion is playing guitar and sports.

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